A graphic novel adaptation of the book that inspired this autumn's highly anticipated TV series, now showing across Europe and due to air on Netflix soon!
Following an unfortunate incident of manslaughter and at a moment of radical change in Germany, Detective Inspector Gereon Roth moves from his old position in Cologne to a new appointment in Berlin. He stumbles into an ever-growing criminal investigation into a pornographic sex ring, discovering that he can trust no one, not even the police.
Set in the 1920s, at the birth of the Weimar Republic amid great economic and political difficulties, this is a tale of corruption, trafficking, and scandal.
Volker Kutscher - Born in Lindlar, Germany, Kutscher was once the editor of a daily newspaper, before making his foray into fiction. His crime novels are set in his native Germany and reflects the troubled history of the country.
Arne Jysch - Jysch has worked as a storyboard designer, animator, and screenwriter. As well as adapting Kutscher's Babylon Berlin, Jysch has published his own comic, Wave and Smile.
"Fast-paced and brilliantly executed, BABYLON BERLIN is certain to appeal to anyone interested in exploring the dark underside of human nature." - Comicverse
"For fans of hard-boiled noir and history buffs fascinated by the tumultuous era of Germany's Weimar Republic, there will be plenty of gripping drama to follow in whatever format they choose." - Library Journal
"Lovers of crime comics will savor all the details of this complicated adult story with a trove of Russian gold as the prize" - Library Journal
"it's a great, satisfying mystery -- and the world it depicts is fascinating." - Pop Matters
"Arne Jysch captures the noir mood and danger of this
volatile period. The artwork has a vintage, but cinematic, feel to it." - Crime Time Preview
"Agraphic novel tale of corruption, trafficking, and scandal. An inherently fascinating mystery with many an unexpected twist and turn leading to a dramatic confrontational conclusion""-Midwest Book Review